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Oct 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
law by all the political forces in the government as well as the opposition. of course, other new opposition parties are cleaner and more honest, but that is probably because they are still new on the scene. >> the activists publicized their findings in leaflets and on the internet. of the 400 delegates currently in parliament, the group rtifieonly two as honest. e others are too busy with their private businesses to show up for plenary and committee meetings. his lawyer activist wants to sit in parliament herself. her companions perform street theater, parodying situations every ukrainian is familiar with, the seemingly hopeless struggle against speculators and conflict with highhanded police officers and officials. a residential complex, the civil servants, was supposed to be built on the spot, despite citizens initiatives against it and monument protection laws. tatyana manage to stop it, but the new critics of the system around hospitable republic have no illusions. >> i would be the only delegate who understands anything about legislation. writing laws is not something for si
Nov 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
very good business. >> most of those who can leave the war zone. samir's parents-in-law live 10 miles from the border, is stiff enough distance, he says. there's a machine gun fire or shelling to be heard here, but the family are still very worried. >> we feel safe from the mortars here, but my husband still works by the border. i get worried when i cannot reach him on the phone. >> and politicians said the turkish army would need three hours to deal with the syrians, but here by the border, we prefer to live in peace with the other side. >> but with no end in sight to the civil war in syria, that peace will be a long time coming. >> the wreckage of a capsized boat may not seem very exciting to most people, but if you are an engineering enthusiast or a merchant catering to tourists nearby, then a half-submerged shipwreck can be interesting. we are talking about what is left of the ill-fitted costa concordia, the cruise ship that ran aground near italy last january. a huge salvage operation is now in full swing. the goal was to turn the ship upright and tow it away in one piece,
Oct 27, 2012 8:30am PDT
less dogmatic. they worship the son-in-law of the profit mohammad. men and women are symbolically equal, which they show by watching each other's hands. -- washing each other's hands. >> the creator made a man and woman out of a drop of water. if that is how he sought, why shouldn't we treat them equally? >> for sunnis, such an immense amount to heresy. they generally keep their traditions and songs to themselves. the syrian dictator is part of a related sect. >> if there is a dictatorship, the people should get rid of it. it is not the business of other countries to get involved. we have seen what has happened in the so-called arab spring. >> such statements don't win alawis much sympathy. they fear the consequences of a takeover by radical sunnis. >> the alawis fear this will intensify the language in turkey and around. although i personally think it is wrong to support assad on political grounds, i can understand the concerns the al awis have. >> buildings were spray-painted to mock them out. that is made family is afraid of what can come next. while the local authorities were
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